• Short Summary

    IN ELEVEN DAYS' TIME - ON MAY 21ST, HENRY COOPER, THE BRITISH BOXING CHAMPION, WILL BE CHALLENGING CASSIUS CLAY - OR MUHAMMAD ALI AS THE CHAMPION PREFERS TO BE CALLED - FOR THE WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CROWN.

  • Description

    IN ELEVEN DAYS' TIME - ON MAY 21ST, HENRY COOPER, THE BRITISH BOXING CHAMPION, WILL BE CHALLENGING CASSIUS CLAY - OR MUHAMMAD ALI AS THE CHAMPION PREFERS TO BE CALLED - FOR THE WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CROWN. IT IS OVER 50 YEARS SINCE A FIGHT BILLED AS FOR THE WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP WAS HELD IN. BRITAIN AND THERE'S IMMENSE INTEREST IN THE FIGHT, PARTICULARLY SINCE COOPER PUT CLAY ON THE CANVASS WHEN THEY LAST MET IN LONDON, THREE YEARS AGO.

    THE WORLD CHAMPION FLEW INTO LONDON YESTERDAY AND TODAY (TUESDAY) HE MET HIS CHALLENGER AND THE BRITISH PRESS AT A PICCADILLY HOTEL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7H27DP0UTTVQP0BV753EHCKZJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA7H27DP0UTTVQP0BV753EHCKZJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/05/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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